TJ: Hello! Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Paranormal Women’s Fiction author N. Z. Nasser. Let’s get into it. Care to tell readers us about yourself? N. Z. Nasser: Before I was an author, I worked in national and regional politics, but eventually reverted[…]
Marketing Monday: 5 Things I Did to Successfully Launch My Book
This is howI ended up with almost two-hundred preorders and twenty reviews before I even released my book.
Author Spotlight: Van D. Vicious author of Roses Wild (A Kindle Vella Series)
Roses Wild is that: what if Arkansas had witches, werewolves, vamps, and fae running amok? It’s the story of Rose Carson, a cursed witch navigating life through poverty and loss. She’s not the usual heroine, but sometimes even the lowest of the low can rise to the occasion.
Paranormal Women’s Fiction/ Paranormal romance Reader Group
Have you ever delved into a book or series and loved so much about it? Or, do you mostly love it, but that one thing bugged you or you loved to hate a character? You want to talk to your friends about it, but they don’t read paranormal romance or paranormal women’s fiction (or read[…]
New Release: Eastside Hedge Witch: A Paranormal Women’s Fiction Novel (Midlife Supernaturals #1)
Eastside Hedge Witch: A Paranormal Women’s Fiction (Midlife Supernaturals #1) released on Amazon today.
Eastside Hedge Witch: A Full Excerpt From Chapter One
Eastside Hedge Witch: A Paranormal Women’s Fiction Novel (Midlife Supernaturals #1) releases October 31! Since readers can’t “Look Inside” until the release date, I thought I’d share chapter one here:
How Do You Market on Social Media When Three Major Platforms are Down?
Today, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are all down. It’s also not common knowledge (though it’s widely available) that all three apps are owned by one company. Twitter is speculating why. Last night 60 Minutes aired an episode about the conditions of working at this company. Is that why? Unless Zuckerberg is throwing a giant tantrum or everyone walked out on strike, no, it is not.
What does that mean for indie authors who use those platforms to market their books? It means you’re going to have a dip in sales, unless you do a few things:
1. Seek out other social media platforms. Your target audience might be loyal to the FB trio, but there’s other places they go.
Appearances 2021: Book Fair in Vegas, Baby!
Book lovers of all genres are welcome to come to Bally’s Convention Center, Las Vegas for a six hour book fair featuring over three-hundred authors (including yours truly). I’ll be there selling signed paperbacks from my Faerie Tales Series and the first book in my new Midlife Supernaturals Series Eastside Hedge Witch. My table partner[…]
Author Spotlight: Paranormal Romance Author Emmy Tidning
Welcome to Author Spotlight where both new and veteran authors share a little about themselves and their work. Today we have Paranormal Romance author Emmy Tidning.
Marketing Monday: My First Fan Con as a Professional Author
Nothing like curing a case of imposter syndrome like having your first book signing. Unfortunately, we are still in a pandemic and this is Washington state so attendance was low. Another pro said that there were a quarter of the usual amount of attendees. Still, having a signing, reading, and sitting on panels with other pros was definitely a wonderful experience.
Indie Author: A Business and Art Balancing Act
When I first started writing, I thought I’d go the traditionally published route. I’d query an agent, sign a contract, and the agent in turn would sell my manuscript. My job was over the moment the art was finished. Sure there’d be rounds of edits, and I’d get to see what cover the art department[…]
Marketing Monday: Swag to Sell Your Books
If you write in a particular genre, that genre usually has conventions. The conventions can range from a small local one of a couple thousand people to tens of thousands (San Diego Comic Con). Newer authors might not be able to afford a table at a con, but there are ways you can market your[…]
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